Derick Dillard, Star Of TLC’s “Counting On,” Under Fire For Challenging Jazz Jennings’ Transgenderism


Derick Dillard—reality star on the show “Counting On”, a spin-off of “19 Kids and Counting”—has come under fire after tweeting about fellow TLC star Jazz Jennings.

Jennings is a young man who identifies as a transgender woman. Dillard tweeted, “What an oxymoron… a ‘reality’ show that follows a non-reality.”

He continued by saying that transgender “is a myth.”

“Gender is not fluid; it’s ordained by god.”

Here’s the tweet:

Fans on Twitter lashed out at Dillard.

He issued a response:

Twitter users were irate:

This logic is living entirely outside of reality. A science textbook would tell you that babies are born with either two X chromosomes or an X and a Y chromosome—and even many, many years worth of hormone therapies won’t change that one simple fact.

Dillard later tweeted a Bible verse that seems to perfectly address the issue:

Source: People